Support For Border Wall Jumps As More Americans Blame Trump For Shutdown
14 January, 2019, 10:01 | Author: Sue Mclaughlin
Later Saturday, he supplemented a day's worth of tweets by telephoning in to Fox News Channel's "Justice with Judge Jeanine" Pirro from the White House to continue his public relations blitz for the wall. Trump has said he'll sign it.
The shutdown has affected the work of nine cabinet departments and various smaller agencies - affecting 800,000 workers who have not been paid since 22 December.
Mr Trump told Pirro he had not left the White House in months except for recent trips to Iraq and Germany and was "ready, willing and able to get a deal done".
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The increase in support is sharpest among Republicans, whose backing for Trump's long-standing campaign promise jumped 16 points in the past year, from 71 percent to 87 percent.
The poll finds that 42 percent of Democrats who oppose the wall say congressional Democrats should refuse to budge even if it extends the shutdown; 37 percent say they should compromise with Trump. Airport officials said they plan to do the same yesterday and today out of concerns that they would not have enough employees to operate all the security checkpoints. Senator Tim Kaine called the wall, which could cost an estimated $23 billion, a "vanity project" that Trump promised Mexico - not U.S. taxpayers - would pay for.
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The government shutdown is now the longest in American history, with no apparent end in sight. Democrats voted in the past for border security and should again, he said.
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"I think it's the most insulting thing I've ever been asked".
Trump has told advisers he believes the fight for the wall, even if he never gets money for it, is a political win for him.
Trump says in a Fox News Channel interview that he has "no idea" whether he can get a deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Milstead said a barrier of steel slats that border agents can see through and animals and waters can pass through - much like what exists at the border now - could work.
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